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Old 08-05-2008, 07:02 AM   #21
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Even if you wear shorts for work, get some mesh or armor overpants.
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:07 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by lp6786 View Post
yeah thanks um on my way to work and was gonna get off the hov i braked and my rear locked up i was going 40 and didnt taught the exit was gonna be there so quick tried to ride it out like they teach in msf course but it was inevitable by that time but i just got some nasty scrapes in my knees but im ok overall. Everybody at hospital and paramedics i should be glad thats all i got things like this usually end up worst so im ok. not worried about the bike or hospital bills i was fully insured so thats a big plus but thanks
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:24 AM   #23
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Good to hear your ok. I passed by you yesterday but i did't see the bike so i was thinking you went over. GLAD I WAS WRONG.
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Old 08-05-2008, 02:36 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by lp6786 View Post
ha ha ha that was me. thats my bike im ok though it was a bit scary and i was wearing my gear so its cool. But i was on my way to work and we are only allowed to wear shorts so yall can pretty much guess i got some road rash in my knees. my ankle hurts, i can barely walk. But that mesh jacket saved my elbows and my helmet saved my chin and the back of my head. But eff that never riding with shorts ever again no matter wat. Like my mom says you wont learn till it happens and after today screw shorts.

Dude: I'm glad you are OK but that's a lame excuse for not wearing riding pants....!!!

I understand that you can only wear shorts at your job but as Jim mentioned above, you can get something like the Joe Rocket Phoenix 2.0 Mesh pants with knee protection.
You can wear those over your shorts, carry a backpack or a duffel bag strapped to the back of your bike and once in your workplace remove them and store it on your backpack/duffel bag.

Good luck...!!
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